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Can an individual do patent research on his own? When does an idea become eligible for Patent registration?
  1. Yes, there is no bar on an individual doing any patent research on his own as per Section 6 of the Patents Act, 1970.


  1. The patent is granted when any person requests for the same in relation to an invention i.e. a new product or process involving an inventive step and capable of industrial applicat...

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